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nephew

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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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Etymology

From Old French neveu (modern neveu), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] nepos

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
nephew

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  1. A son of one's sibling; either a son of one's brother (fraternal nephew) or a son of one's sister (sororal nephew).

Antonyms

  • (with regards to gender) niece
  • (with regards to ancestry) uncle, aunt

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